Joachim Ansorg sword-devel@crosswire.org
Fri, 4 Feb 2000 21:16:49 +0000


SWORD is highly usable!
Please don't flame Troy! It's a free project and everyone commits the time he
want to commit and everyone is doing the thingshe want to do in a free project.

If you would like to see support for different codepages simply start working
on it or wait until Troy wants to implement it.


> "Troy A. Griffitts" wrote:
> > ANNOUNCING the availability of an ISO9660 CDROM IMAGE on the FTP site,
> > finally!
> >
> > :)
> >
> > Sorry for the delay, I was trying to get the installmgr usable before I
> > built another CDROM master.  /pub/sword/iso/ is the place.  Go easy on
> > the ftp server as this is a FULL cdrom image.  Please do not download
> > unless you are really going to test and/or use the image.
> [..]
> > Please let me know your thoughts.  Also, I haven't retested any of the
> > WIN32 functionality in a while.  I haven't changed it lately (unless
> > inadvertently) so I'm hoping there will be no problems.
> >
> Hello Troy,
> Im afraid you are riding the bad horse. You are wasting the time
> with installmgr and ISO CD, but there are main complaints
> in base design of Sword.
> I say it many times before. The Sword is unusable.
> MS Windows uses different code pages contrary unixies.
> (CP 1250 contra ISO8859-2 in midle Europe for example).
> You cannt provide one the same module for two platforms.
> About 1/3 characters are unreadable.
> Petr
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